Pa. Man Wins over $3M in Actos Lawsuit

Pennsylvania plaintiff John K. has claimed victory in his lawsuit against Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceuticals for the permanent injuries he allegedly incurred from ingesting their type-2 diabetes treatment drug, Actos. John claims that in direct result of using Actos, he developed... Read More »

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Eliquis Lawsuits Claim Bleeding Side Effects

A few years ago, Pfizer Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb decided to jointly design, manufacture, and market a blood thinning medication known as Eliquis (or apixaban). Eliquis is part of a new generation of anticoagulants, which includes Pradaxa and Xarelto, that have been... Read More »

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Frigidaire Microwave Handles Can Cause Burns, Class Action Says

Electrolux Home Products, Inc. was hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that the handles on its over-the-range microwaves reach high temperatures that are capable of burning users when the cooking surface underneath the microwave is in use. Plaintiff Elaine Rice alleges… Read More »

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Knee Replacement Lawsuits Allege Defective Design

The popularity of the knee replacement surgery, currently the most popular elective surgery within the U.S., has created a high demand for knee implant products, such as the OtisKnee implant. However, many knee implant manufacturers are currently facing knee replacement lawsuits and... Read More »

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Zofran May Have Been Promoted Beyond FDA Approval

Zofran is an anti-nausea drug, but it is not approved for use in pregnant women. Despite this,  Zofran is frequently prescribed to treat morning sickness and may be the cause of many birth defects. Under federal law, drug makers must seek approval... Read More »

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California Mom Files Anthem Lawsuit Over Data Breach

A California woman filed an Anthem lawsuit, alleging the health insurer negligently exposed her personal information. After a recent data breach, millions of Anthem customers may be vulnerable to identify theft, phishing schemes, and other crimes. On Feb. 4, Anthem Inc. announced... Read More »

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Report: AAGL Power Morcellator Guidelines Biased

During the last few years, doctors have been concerned with the possible cancer risks and side effects associated with the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomies and myomectomies. A debate has arisen within the American medical community as to whether or... Read More »

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Dilantin SJS: A Serious Concern for Seizure Patients

The popular anti-seizure medication Dilantin is under investigation for causing dangerous Dilantin skin side effects. Some users have developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, painful and potentially deadly skin conditions that are caused by an allergic reaction to drugs like Dilantin.... Read More »

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FTC Investigates Contact Lens Manufacturers Pricing Policies

The antitrust division of the Federal Trade Commission is investigating  unilateral pricing policies recently instituted by several contact lens manufacturers. Under unilateral pricing policies a manufacturer sets a minimum resale price and refuses to supply products to retailers who sell the product... Read More »

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S.C. Woman Files Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Against Pfizer

A South Carolina woman has joined the Lipitor MDL by filing a lawsuit against Pfizer Inc. for the injuries she allegedly suffered after using Lipitor. Plaintiff Joyce H. claims as a direct result of using the popular cholesterol-lowering drug, Lipitor, she developed type-2 diabetes. After... Read More »

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